Case 30-1993: A 59-Year-Old Woman with Abdominal Pain and an Abnormal CT Scan

Richard C. Cabot, Robert E. Scully, Eugene J. Mark, William F. McNeely, Betty U. McNeely, Irving Waxman, Carolyn C. Compton

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Abstract

Presentation of Case A 59-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of left-sided abdominal pain. She had been well until two hours after dinner on the evening before entry, when she experienced the onset of intermittent crampy abdominal pain that was more severe in the left upper quadrant than in the left lower quadrant. She was referred to the hospital early the next morning. The patient was a housewife. There was a history of asthma, which was managed with an albuterol inhaler, and of spondyloarthropathy, which involved the lumbar spine and knees and was treated with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs…

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)343-349
Number of pages7
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume329
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 29 1993

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Cabot, R. C., Scully, R. E., Mark, E. J., McNeely, W. F., McNeely, B. U., Waxman, I., & Compton, C. C. (1993). Case 30-1993: A 59-Year-Old Woman with Abdominal Pain and an Abnormal CT Scan. New England Journal of Medicine, 329(5), 343-349. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM199307293290509